Regional Headlines
11:44 am
Thu September 17, 2009

Bus Fire at Lone Oak Middle School

Paducah, KY – Lone Oak Middle School students were evacuated from a bus this morning after a teacher noticed it was on fire. While unloading before school, a teacher saw fire dripping from the bus's engine compartment. All the students were unloaded without injury, but the bus was completely destroyed before responders could extinguish the blaze. A vehicle parked nearby was also damaged. Police say the bus was a temporary replacement for the regular bus, which is undergoing repair work.

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Regional Headlines
4:36 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

Keep It Local Has the Signatures

Murray, KY – Murray's Keep It Local group has reached their signature goal in a petition to get package alcohol sales inside city limits. Organizer Boone Chambers says as of this afternoon, the group had gathered fourteen-hundred seventy-five names, fifty over the required amount. Chambers says he'd like to have more to make up for any voters that are declared invalid. Keep It Local volunteers plan to canvas the area for more signatures today. Chambers will turn in the petition to the Calloway County Clerk tomorrow at 3 PM.

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Regional Headlines
4:35 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

Hopkinsville Man Sentenced for Pointing Gun

Hopkinsville, KY – A Hopkinsville man has been sentenced to eighteen years in jail after attempting to shoot a police officer last year. A jury convicted 28-year-old Kendall Radford of wanton endangerment, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and resisting arrest, among other charges. Radford also entered a guilty plea in a previous marijuana case. He will serve his sentences consecutively.

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Regional Headlines
4:30 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

Murray State Reports First Swine Flu this Semester

Murray, KY – At least one possible swine flu case has been reported at Murray State University. Assistant Campus Housing Director Terry Burgess confirms that at least one student has been diagnosed with flu-like symptoms. However, because the CDC is no longer testing individuals for swine flu, the case cannot be confirmed as the new H1N1 strain. The MSU swine flu task force has now decided to add "possible cases" as a new category to report.

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Regional Headlines
4:01 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

Nortonville four day work week

Newscasts
3:59 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

The 404 Newscast on September 16, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 404 Newscast on September 16, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Afternoon Stock Report
3:52 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on September 16, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, Ky – The Afternoon Stock Report on September 16, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
2:04 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

The 104 Newscast on September 16, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 104 Newscast on September 16, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
12:32 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

McConnell Speaks Against Baucus Plan

Washington, D. C. – A long-awaited Senate version of the U-S healthcare reform bill is out today. Finance Committee chairman Max Baucus, a Democrat, is releasing his own proposal after bipartisan negotiations broke down. The 880-billion-dollar bill so far doesn't have any Republican support. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky spoke this morning on the Senate floor.

"Even without a government plan, these proposals would impose new taxes on small businesses and on individuals."

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Regional Headlines
12:30 pm
Wed September 16, 2009

Greenway Trail Grows

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